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Reopened schools in New York City not seeing COVID case spikes

(HealthDay)—Three weeks after becoming the first big urban area to reopen public schools since the pandemic began, New York City is not seeing a feared surge in cases among students and staff.

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Sixty dollar experimental vaccine rolled out in east Chinese city

A $60 double-dose experimental coronavirus vaccine is being made available to some residents in an eastern Chinese city, health officials have said, the first details of a mass rollout for an as-yet unproven vaccine.

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China to test whole city of 9m as Europe rolls out new virus rules

All nine million people in a major Chinese port city will be tested for COVID-19 following a tiny outbreak, health officials said Monday, as surging infection numbers in Europe force another round of containment efforts.

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Mexico City: 20,535 COVID-19 deaths, 2 times official toll

An official said Wednesday that Mexico City suffered 20,535 'excess deaths' attributable to COVID-19 between April and August, almost double the number reported in the official death toll of 11,318.

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Wuhan, Ground Zero for coronavirus epidemic, re-opens all schools

Students in face masks returned to class Tuesday in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, as the city opened schools and kindergartens for the first time in seven months.

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Facing a crisis, New York hopes to reinvent itself again

People fleeing town, widespread joblessness, a rising crime rate: the coronavirus pandemic has plunged New York into crisis, deeply concerning for many, but for others a chance for this famously dynamic city to reinvent itself.

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New virus cases raise fears in Chinese capital, markets closed

Beijing closed two markets on Friday and delayed the return of primary school students after three fresh coronavirus cases emerged in the capital—the first after two months of no infections in the city.

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